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31 Jul 6:46pm British Airways pilots vote to accept jobs deal
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The agreement means the airline will cut pay by 20% temporarily and make about 270 redundancies.
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31 Jul 5:17pm Updated Coronavirus: Boris Johnson postpones lockdown easing in England
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Face coverings will be needed in more places, but shielding and workplace advice remain the same.
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31 Jul 5:14pm Twitter hack: Bognor Regis man one of three charged
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A UK man and two people in Florida have been charged over the hijacking of US Twitter accounts.
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31 Jul 4:51pm Indoor community sport facing crisis unless government steps in, says Badminton England boss
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Indoor community sport is facing "a crisis" unless the government intervenes, the chief executive of Badminton England warns.
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31 Jul 3:57pm Twitter hack: Florida teenager arrested
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A teenager has been arrested over the hijacking of high-profile Twitter accounts in the US.
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31 Jul 3:54pm Croke Park: Muslims celebrate Eid in the home of Irish sport
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Islamic leader says event sends a message "to the whole world" that Ireland is a welcoming country.
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31 Jul 3:12pm Updated Bafta TV Awards: Stars assemble for virtual ceremony
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Richard Ayoade is hosting a socially-distanced event where awards are being accepted by video link.
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31 Jul 3:07pm Updated Chris Packham loses bid for legal challenge over HS2
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Chris Packham's attempt to challenge the government's approval of HS2 fails in the Court of Appeal.
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31 Jul 3:01pm Updated Beach crowds descend on Bournemouth, Brighton and Poole
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Gridlocked roads, packed trains and crowded beaches are reported as temperatures soar.
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31 Jul 1:31pm Crispin Odey charged with an indecent assault 1998
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High-profile investor Crispin Odey said he denies the charge he assaulted a woman in 1998.
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31 Jul 12:59pm Vietnam records first Covid-19 deaths
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The country had spent three months without any new infections before an outbreak in Da Nang city.
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31 Jul 12:49pm Updated Sir Alan Parker, director of Bugsy Malone and Evita, dies aged 76
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His many credits include Midnight Express, Mississippi Burning, The Commitments and Bugsy Malone.
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31 Jul 12:38pm 12 teams, 12 questions for a new Scottish Premiership season
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As the Scottish Premiership resumes, Tom English poses a question for each of the 12 top-flight teams.
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31 Jul 11:56am Byron Burger sheds 650 jobs and closes more than half its outlets
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The burger chain is the latest High Street name to cut jobs after the coronavirus hit to trading.
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31 Jul 11:55am Updated Coronavirus: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
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Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
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31 Jul 11:46am Albon crashes heavily as Stroll goes fastest in British Grand Prix practice
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Alexander Albon suffers a heavy crash in his Red Bull as Lance Stroll's Racing Point set the pace in second practice at the British Grand Prix.
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31 Jul 11:31am Updated Coronavirus: PM postpones lockdown easing in England
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Face coverings will be needed in more places, but shielding and workplace advice remain the same.
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31 Jul 10:53am Updated Coronavirus: What are social distancing and self-isolation rules?
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Social distancing and lockdown rules are changing in England - but what can you now do?
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31 Jul 10:45am Updated Coronavirus infections rising in England
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A study that involves swabbing a randomly select group of households found positive tests were increasing.
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31 Jul 10:34am Updated Coronavirus: Scots warned to avoid Covid hotspots in England
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The Scottish government says people should cancel any "non-essential" plans to visit parts of northern England.
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31 Jul 10:22am Coronavirus: Can I get facial treatment at a beauty salon?
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As some lockdown easing is delayed in England, how are customers being kept safe?
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31 Jul 10:12am Updated Fans not allowed to attend sport events
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Fans will not be allowed to attend the pilot sports events scheduled for this weekend in England after a spike in coronavirus cases.
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31 Jul 10:02am Updated Shamima Begum: Bid to return in citizenship fight goes to Supreme Court
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The Court of Appeal rules her bid to fight for her citizenship in the UK must go to the highest court.
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31 Jul 9:45am Police patrol beaches as crowds descend
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Gridlocked roads, packed trains and crowded beaches are reported as temperatures soar.
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31 Jul 9:43am Updated Return of indoor shows delayed
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Face coverings must also be worn in museums, galleries and cinemas in England from 8 August.
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31 Jul 8:49am Updated Coronavirus lockdown: All you need to know about new measures
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How will social and work life be different after the easing of more restrictions?
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31 Jul 8:27am Coronavirus: How can we celebrate Eid - and other local lockdown questions
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Local lockdowns are in force in England, but what are the rules? We answer some of your questions.
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31 Jul 8:07am Updated Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?
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Museums, galleries and cinemas are added to the places where face coverings sgould be worn in England.
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31 Jul 8:03am Scots warned to avoid English Covid hotspots
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The Scottish government says people should cancel any "non-essential" plans to visit parts of northern England.
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31 Jul 7:28am Updated Coronavirus in Wales: Up to 30 can meet outdoors and gyms to reopen
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Children under 11 will no longer have to keep 2m from one another or from adults.
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31 Jul 7:28am Fans not allowed to attend pilot events this weekend after spike in coronavirus cases
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Fans will not be allowed to attend the pilot sports events scheduled for this weekend in England after a spike in coronavirus cases.
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31 Jul 6:26am Updated Coronavirus: Visiting people at home banned in parts of northern England
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Millions face new lockdown rules prohibiting separate households from meeting each other at their homes.
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31 Jul 6:14am Barry Bennell: Ex-football coach admits more sexual offences
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Former Manchester City scout Barry Bennell admits nine sexual offences dating between 1979 and 1988.
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31 Jul 6:03am Ghislaine Maxwell-Jeffrey Epstein emails revealed in new court papers
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In the papers, a key accuser also alleges the pair were equally involved in sex trafficking.
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31 Jul 5:41am British Airways owner IAG says crisis worst in its history
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IAG group boss says recovery from "extreme times" will take at least three years.
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31 Jul 5:34am Coronavirus: How does a local lockdown work in England?
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More than four million people in northern England face new restrictions, but what does a local lockdown mean?
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31 Jul 4:52am Updated British Airways owner IAG says recovery will not be before 2023
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IAG group says recovery will take at least three years as it announces plans to raise billions in new funds.
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31 Jul 2:36am Coronavirus: Lockdown tightens for parts of northern England, and eases in Wales
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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this Friday morning.
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31 Jul 2:35am Coronavirus: Visiting people at home banned in northern England
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Millions face new lockdown rules prohibiting separate households from meeting each other indoors.
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31 Jul 2:31am Updated Coronavirus in Wales: Up to 30 can meet outdoors from Monday
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Children under 11 will no longer have to keep 2m from one another or from adults.
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30 Jul 11:23pm US election 2020: Obama calls for end to voter suppression
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The former US president was delivering the eulogy at civil rights leader John Lewis's funeral.
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30 Jul 9:22pm Afghanistan: At least 17 killed in Eid car blast
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The explosion came on the eve of a ceasefire declared by the Taliban during the festival of Eid.
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30 Jul 8:58pm Updated Coronavirus: Home visits banned in parts of northern England
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People from different households cannot meet indoors, or in gardens, under reimposed lockdown rules.
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30 Jul 8:47pm Bird in the Sky: The radio play made under a duvet
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Dramatising this intriguing true story of an Awol airman involved innovation and perseverance.
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30 Jul 8:46pm Coronavirus: Why some people want to keep working from home
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Office workers in England can soon go back to their desks - but many want to keep working remotely.
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30 Jul 8:20pm Quiz: Can you answer these six basic questions about coronavirus in the UK?
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Take this quiz to test your knowledge about coronavirus and the rules and advice about it in the UK
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30 Jul 8:00pm Prison launches take-away meal deliveries
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Brixton prison is taking orders for take-aways from its professional-standard training restaurant.
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30 Jul 7:55pm Bafta TV Awards: Stars prepare for virtual ceremony
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There is no red carpet at this year's virtual ceremony - unless the stars unfurl one in their homes.
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30 Jul 7:53pm Coronavirus: Can the chancellor save the economy from Covid-19?
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Will Rishi Sunak's £190bn superpower be enough to counter the economic effects of coronavirus?
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30 Jul 7:51pm Brain tumour patient Matty gives thanks for 800 letters
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Matty, 15, has received messages from astronaut Tim Peake and TV presenters Ant and Dec.
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30 Jul 7:37pm Quiz of the week: Which star called out disinformation?
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How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on during the past seven days?
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30 Jul 7:06pm Coronavirus: Brits, Balearics and battered businesses
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Ibiza's nightclub scene has been hit hard by coronavirus, leaving people in need of support.
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